[SciPy-Dev] function that are duplicates of numpy, such as scipy.special.basic.log

David david@silveregg.co...
Tue Jun 29 00:10:10 CDT 2010


On 06/29/2010 01:50 PM, Vincent Davis wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 10:44 PM, Vincent Davis
> <vincent@vincentdavis.net>  wrote:
>> Is there a reason to keep function such as scipy.special.basic.log()
>> that appears to duplicate numpy.log()
>
> I like talking to myself, I see that this is exactly numpy.log()
>
> But why do this? (seriously is there a reason I don't see)?

In most cases, this is historical. The code you are looking at is almost 
a decade old, where numpy was something else that it is now.

cheers,

David


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